Mar. 27, 2021
53 Years Today Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Begins His Last Week Of Life
“Yes, we’ve fought hard and long, and I have never doubted that we would prevail in this struggle. Already our rewards have begun to reveal themselves—desegregation, the Voting Rights Act. But what deeply troubles me now is that for all the steps we’ve taken toward integration, I’ve come to believe that we are integrating into a burning house.”
“If that’s what you think, what would you have us do?” asks Harry Belafonte
His answer comes unhesitatingly: Dr. King's says, “We… have to become firemen.”
"Death Of A King"